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Deans
Culver, Gloria
Dean of Arts and Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences(585) 273-5000For appointment see Zoe Adams.
Heinzelman, Wendi
Dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences(585) 275-4053For appointment see Sandra Turner.
Runner, Jeffrey
Dean of the College
The College(585) 273-5001For appointment see Kristen Seewagen.
Sturge Apple, Melissa
Dean of Graduate Studies
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-4153For appointment see Cheryl Ernst.
Waugh, Richard
Dean, Faculty of AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 273-5000For appointment see Paula Losey.
Williams, David
Dean for Research
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 276-6070For appointment see Paula Losey.

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Administration
Adams, Zoe
Administrative Assistant
School of Arts and Sciences(585) 275-3256Appointments with Gloria Culver.
Fehnel, Emily Cihon
Assistant Dean and Deputy to the Dean of the College
The College(585) 276-7276Special projects and initiatives related to the College Deans' Office.
Foster, Jessica
Deputy to the Dean of the Faculty and Chief of Staff
(for appointment see Kelley O'Connell)
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 273-1417Administrative policies and guidelines; personnel classification, salary issues, and administration for staff.
Gilardoni, Jennie
Administrator
School of Arts and Sciences(585) 276-8709Administrative support for programs within the School of Arts and Sciences.
Johnson, Amanda
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and EngineeringAdministrative support for the Faculty Affairs Officer.
Losey, Paula
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-6049Appointments with Richard Waugh and David Williams.
Michielsen, Tammy
Director, Faculty Affairs
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-9075Matters related to faculty, including Faculty Council, Cabinet of Department Chairs, faculty recruiting, promotion and tenure, and leaves of absence.
Meyer, Greg
Senior Operations Officer
(for appointment see Linda Wingerden)
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-8068Assigns and manages space for AS&E departments and programs; liaison for AS&E during renovation and construction projects; represents AS&E on various planning and steering committees; and serves as the Operations Sector Chief for the University's Comprehensive Emergency Management Team.
Norwood, Lisa
Assistant Dean
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences(585) 275-4155 
O'Connell, Kelley
Secretary
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 273-5190Front receptionist for the Deans' Office and 317 conference room scheduling. Appointments with Jessica Foster.
Seewagen, Kristine
Administrative Assistant
The College(585) 273-5001Appointments with Jeffrey Runner, Alan Czaplicki, and Emily Fehnel.
Turner, Sandra
Administrator
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences(585) 275-4151Appointments with Wendi Heinzelman.
Van Munster, Sarah
College Project Manager
The College(585) 275-7669Support College departments with broad initiatives and programming, special events, the AS&E curriculum, and academic honesty.
Zavislan, James
Associate Dean of Education and New Initiatives
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences(585) 275-9819 

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College Administrators
Algier, Anne-Marie
Associate Dean of Students and Director, Wilson Commons Student Activities
The College(585) 275-4085 
Burnett, Norman
Assistant Dean and Director, Office of Minority Student Affairs
The College(585) 275-0651 
Burns, Matthew S.
Dean of Students
The College(585) 275-4085 
Czaplicki, Alan
Associate Dean of the College
(for appointment see Kristine Seewagen)
The College(585) 275-9076Cluster and other undergraduate curricular questions. Undergraduate academic concerns.
Contomanolis, Laurel
Executive Director of Residential Life and Housing Services
The College(585) 275-3166 
Cusimano, Crystal
Director of Summer Programs and Part-time Studies
The College(585) 275-9050Matters related to summer classes or part-time studies.
Kraus, Marcy
Executive Director, College Center for Advising Services and Assistant Dean
The College(585) 275-2354 
Levine, Jacqueline
Assistant Dean and Director of Special Projects for the College
The College(585) 276-8727Special projects related to education abroad and Advancement.
Olivares, Beth Anne
Associate Dean for Diversity Initiatives and Director, Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, and Director, David T. Kearns Center
The College(585) 275-7531 
Roth, Vicki
Assistant Dean and Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
The College(585) 275-9049 
Specht, Nancy
Assistant Dean for Institutional Research and University Registrar
The College(585) 275-5572 
Stewart, Tynelle
Assistant Dean and Director, College Center for Education Abroad
The College(585) 275-7532 
Testani, Joseph
Assistant Dean and Executive Director, Career and Internship Center
The College(585) 275-2366 

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Finance
Dillenbeck, Andrew
Director of Budget Development and Financial Planning, AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-0976Gifts. New accounts (Ledgers 3, 6 and 9). Summer income. College budget planning and forecasting. Graduate Tuition Incentive Plan.
Pascarella, Patricia
Senior Accountant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-2346Financial reporting, College Secure Pay, special support center for CSAIP, Mellon Grants.
Smith, Roger
Chief Financial Officer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-9070Endowment policies and guidelines. Operating and capital budget policies, guidelines and procedures. Personnel classifications, salary issues and administration.
Stevens, Angelica
Financial Accounting Specialist
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 276-6916Ledger reconciliation, journal entries, budget analysis, UR space and equipment analysis.
Stevens, J.C.
Budget Manager, AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-9068Department operating budgets and carry forwards. Faculty and staff salary administration and forms processing. Faculty research start-up funds and budgets. New accounts (Ledgers 2 and 7). Standard monthly entries.

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Graduate Studies
Briscoe, Gretchen T.
Director of AS&E Graduate Enrollment
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-2059Marketing and recruitment efforts for AS&E.
Derks, Donna
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 273-5193Graduate student registration issues. Loan deferrals. Enrollment verifications.
Ernst, Cheryl
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 273-5210Graduate/Research office support.
Van Opdorp, Janice
Director of Graduate Studies, AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-5762Program Management/PAF Processing GOG and PDA Advisor GSO Account Reconciliation.

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Research & Grants
Gary, Cindy
Assistant Dean for Grants and Contracts
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences(585) 273-5173Grant and fellowship pre-proposal support for Hajim faculty; Dean’s sign-off for Hajim; search and dissemination for funding/award opportunities; training for proposal preparation, grantsmanship and best practices.
Haring, Debra
Assistant Dean for Grants and Contracts
School of Arts and Sciences(585) 273-2289Research development; grant and fellowship pre-proposal support for A&S faculty and graduate students; Dean’s sign-off for A&S; search and dissemination for funding/award opportunities; training for proposal preparation, grantsmanship and best practices.
Heininger, Antonia
Senior Research Development Administrator
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 273-2479Grant and fellowship pre-proposal support for A&S faculty and graduate students; Dean’s sign-off for A&S; search and dissemination for funding/award opportunities; training for proposal preparation, grantmanship and best practices.

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Information Technology
Barr, Laura
Web Content Coordinator
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 276-7447Web content management and editing for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Brown, Kim
Web Designer/Project Manager
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 276-3734Web design and project management for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
DeSouza, Charles
Senior Information Technology Officer
(for appointment see Linda Wingerden)
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-0329Information Technology solutions and support for AS&E faculty, staff and students, including personnel computing, classroom and lab computing, and web support matters. Represents the technology needs of AS&E and coordinates the delivery of services by University IT. Serves as Information Security liaison for AS&E.
Jones, Michael
AS&E Web Manager
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-8025Online strategy and web program management for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Malinoski, Nathan 
Web Developer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 276-5695Programming and web development for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Moen, Charles
Web Developer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 273-3516Programming and web development within the Web Content Management System.
Rosario, Luis 
Web Developer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-7549 Programming and web development for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Tokar, Sofia
Web Writer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-8150Web writing and copy editing for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Wingerden, Linda
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-9102Appointments with the Senior Information Technology Officer.

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Institutional Research
Hess, Dale
Assistant Dean for Data Analytics
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 275-0680Institutional research analysis support.
Moore, Chris
Senior Institutional Research Analyst
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 276-6043Institutional research analysis support.
Schisler-Do, Thisie
Director of Institutional Research for AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 276-3794Institutional research requests and issues.
Quan, Kyra
Information Analyst
Arts, Sciences and Engineering(585) 276-7256Institutional research analysis support.

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